MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Martin's PGA TOUR Superstore, with locations in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, S.C. has been named "Best Golf Equipment Retailer" in the 2007 annual "Best of the Beach" poll of readers of The Sun News.
"There are more than 100 on-course and off-course golf shops along the Grand Strand and when locals say we are the best, it's an acknowledgment that we are truly focused on their game improvement," said Steve Conwell, vice president of marketing and community relations for Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., the owners of Martin's PGA TOUR Superstore. "From the amount of inventory we carry to the services provided by our professional instructors and clubfitters, we deliver a golf store experience that's dramatically different. To have the locals reinforce that with this accolade is an honor. "
In addition to carrying the largest selection of golf equipment, apparel, shoes and golf-themed home décor in the area, Martin's PGA TOUR Superstore provides golfers with access to technology and services usually found in professional "Tour Vans" at tournament sites. Computerized swing simulators and launch monitors are in place to analyze a player's swing speed, ball trajectory, launch angle and impact zone. Professional instructors and clubfitters provide lessons and guide club fitting.
Owned by The McClatchy Company, which is the second-largest newspaper company in the United States, The Sun News is the daily paper serving the Grand Strand area of Myrtle Beach, S. C.